Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo-Based Art > Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors Thinking about expanding beyond your traditional portrait and/or restoration, retouching and colorizing black and white image services? Find out what others are doing and how they are doing it.

Questions, Photo-art protocols

Thread Tools
Old 06-05-2011, 05:16 PM
Crapaud's Avatar
Crapaud Crapaud is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Scotland
Posts: 176
Questions, Photo-art protocols

My hard-drive's getting pretty full and I was looking for somewhere secure and reliable to store some images and free up some disk space. In particular some of the photo-art that I've done on here. I've found that burning onto CD can be a bit unpredictable with files corrupting and I'm not sure how reliable flash drives would be in the long term. So I thought that the obvious place to put them would be my Flicker account.

I've had a look around the forum to check for any guidance on what's acceptable, but haven't found any.

So, after the preamble, are there any forum rules on what can be done with images? Ideally I'd like to upload before and afters (ie, the original pic and whatever artworks I've produced), but I clearly don't own the copyright to the original and that puts my work in a grey area, in my mind.

At this point I started waffling on with different scenarios of acceptable / unacceptable, but I expect you've got the idea by now: What can I do / not do with the images?
Reply With Quote top
Old 06-05-2011, 09:36 PM
Doug Nelson's Avatar
Doug Nelson Doug Nelson is offline
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,068
Blog Entries: 21
Re: Questions, Photo-art protocols

Check out Amazon's S3 and Google's cloud storage. Apple is due to announce iCloud anytime now.

Please do not upload anything here that you don't own copyright to.
Reply With Quote top
Old 07-17-2011, 10:51 AM
Fluffbutt's Avatar
Fluffbutt Fluffbutt is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, UK
Posts: 168
Re: Questions, Photo-art protocols

Flash drives are pretty reliable. Flash memory is what they used to call static ram - write to it and it locks the cell to 1 or 0, you need power to change it (or radiation).

So long as you store them OK, they will outlast a cd.
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo-Based Art > Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #62 – Flowers in New York DannyRaphael Photo Art Mini-Challenges 64 02-17-2015 06:48 PM
PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #59 – Hotel in Valides DannyRaphael Photo Art Mini-Challenges 134 10-20-2014 11:28 AM
PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #63 – Produce Market DannyRaphael Photo Art Mini-Challenges 23 10-08-2012 02:31 AM
PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #61 – Samantha DannyRaphael Photo Art Mini-Challenges 129 01-24-2010 10:47 PM
PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #35 – Christmas Collage DannyRaphael Photo Art Mini-Challenges 25 11-22-2005 11:48 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved